Sinningia Sellovii - Argentine Hardy Orange Gloxinia
Sinningia Sellovii is a native to Brazil and Argentina. A shrubby variety, it grows with long arching stems, with many distinctive light green, sandpaper like leaves with a quilted texture. From May to October it produces many arching spikes, each bearing over 100 pendent scarlet orange tubular bell shaped flowers. The stem arches as it grows, and the flowers hang vertically from it.
Grows up to 1.5 meters tall.
This plant is very easy to grow. It tolerates a wide range of light conditions. The leaves are attractively quilted and not easily damaged. The stem arches as it elongates, and the flowers hang vertically from it.
Hardy to -10°C